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Four Fabulous Fall Books For Kids

Read-alouds are a fantastic way to build pre-reading and comprehension skills. But for some children, the idea of sitting and listening to a story isn’t as appealing as watching “educational” YouTube videos. But even for the most reluctant story-timer, carving out a consistent time for reading is essential.

So during October and November, why not highlight the excellent books with fall themes such as ghost, pumpkins, and mysteries. Here are four Fabulous Fall Books For Kids—Halloween and Thanksgiving approved!

  • Duck & Goose: Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
    What is more fitting for the season than picking out a pumpkin! This Duck and Goose book have Duck and Goose looking for a pumpkin in some unlikely places. Will they be able to find the perfect place to find the perfect pumpkin? This board book is wonderful for the littlest ones with its use of short, predictable and repetitive lines! [Scare Level: Not Scary]
  • The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams
    A cute story of a “little old lady,” who is walking to her cottage but is followed by a pair of shoes, and then a pair of pants, and then a shirt! How does the little old lady respond? Well, you must read to find out! [Scare Level: Kind of Scary]
  • Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma by Jack Davis
    What happens when your brother tells you that the costume that you wear every year, isn’t a good idea! Lulu tries to come up for a new costume idea for Halloween, but nothing seems right! Will she be able to find one? [Scare Level: Not Scary]
  • Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete by James Dean
    Part of the fun Pete the Cat book collection, this a fun and relatable story for those who love Halloween, pumpkin, and candy but not scary surprises. As Pete goes trick-or-treating with his dad, there is a surprise behind each door! Will it be a sweet treat, or will it be a spooky trick? [Scare Level: A Tiny Bit Scary]